When Was the First Harry Potter Movie Made?

The Harry Potter movies are some of the most popular films of all time. Many people don’t know, however, when the first Harry Potter movie was made.
The first Harry Potter movie, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, was released on November 16, 2001.

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Introduction

The Harry Potter franchise consists of eight fantasy films, beginning with Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (released as Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone in some countries) and culminating with Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2. A spin-off prequel series that will consist of five films started with Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, marking the beginning of the Wizarding World shared universe.

The First Harry Potter Movie

The Harry Potter series of books have been turned into movies, and the first movie was released in 2001. The movie series is based on the books by J.K. Rowling, and follows the story of young wizard Harry Potter as he attends Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, makes close friends and powerful enemies, and struggles against the evil forces that seek to defeat him and conquer the wizarding world.

The Second Harry Potter Movie

The first Harry Potter movie was released on November 16, 2001. The second movie in the series, “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets,” was released on November 15, 2002.

The Third Harry Potter Movie

The third Harry Potter movie, “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban”, was released in 2004. The movie was directed by Alfonso Cuarón and starred Daniel Radcliffe as Harry Potter, Emma Watson as Hermione Granger, and Rupert Grint as Ron Weasley.

The Fourth Harry Potter Movie

The title of the fourth movie is “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire” and it was released in November of 2005.

The Fifth Harry Potter Movie

The fifth Harry Potter movie, Order of the Phoenix, was released on July 11, 2007. It grossed over $940 million at the box office and is the fifth highest-grossing Harry Potter film to date.

The Sixth Harry Potter Movie

The Half-Blood Prince
The sixth Harry Potter movie, “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince”, was released on July 15, 2009. This was the second to last movie in the series.

The Seventh Harry Potter Movie

The seventh Harry Potter movie, “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2,” was released on July 15, 2011. It grossed more than $1.3 billion worldwide, making it the highest-grossing film of all time.

Conclusion

The first Harry Potter movie, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, was released in 2001. It was followed by six more movies, the last of which, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2, was released in 2011. The movies were all based on J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter books.

Further Reading

The Harry Potter movies are some of the most popular films ever made. But when was the first one released?

The first Harry Potter movie, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, was released in 2001. The movie was a huge success, grossing over $950 million at the box office.

The movie was followed by six sequels, with the final movie, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2, being released in 2011.

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